Eight bite-size Lemmon Drops to nibble on while waiting for the Mud Hens' home opener on Friday:
As was the case when Mr. Kest tried to justify the taxpayer implications of his association with Cleveland State University (both as a PhD candidate and part-time instructor), this one doesn't pass the smell test.
Since 1990, Mr. Noe has donated more than $87,000 to Republican candidates for state office. Does he really believe that the state would be doing business with his firm had the $87,000 gone to Democratic candidates?
Toledo is a gold mine for political comedy.
If the Toledo retail scene were like the NCAA basketball tournament, Westfield Shoppingtown Franklin Park would easily emerge from the "shopping center" side of the bracket.
The "big box" side of the bracket, on the other hand, is much more competitive. At least for now. Wal-Mart -- expected to open a store in Holland, which would be its fourth in the metro area -- is starting to gain momentum and, given its national track record, is worthy of the favorite's role.
Ah, $1.57. Those were the days.
The first (from July): "I read your column almost every week, just to see what kind of idiotic comments you make. This week's column has finally prompted me to write."
The second (from November): "I am a regular reader of your column and, while I do not agree with you all of the time, you usually have thought-provoking opinions."
Apparently, there's a fine line between "idiotic" and "thought-provoking."
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